The following three links present French rapper Diams's recent decision to start wearing the veil. You may also read the lyrics and listen to the song "Ecorchee vive."

A MUSLIM WOMAN, A STORY OF SEX
by Alan Riding | June 20, 2005
New York Times book review of The Almond

TAKING THE VEIL (image a; image b)
by Jane Kramer (the New Yorker)

THE SECULAR PRINCIPLE
by Jean Bauberot

ISLAM IN/OF FRANCE: DILEMMAS OF TRANSLOCALITY
by John R. Bowen

IMMIGRATION IN POSTWAR FRANCE
by Tony McNeill

AU COEUR DE L'AFFAIRE |
English translation
par Luis Cardoso

DE L'AFFICHAGE DE L'APPARTENANCE RELIGIEUSE DANS L'ESPACE PUBLIC
|
English translation
par Alain Seksig

THE ARRANGED MARRIAGE LAW IN FRANCE
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